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    Employment Law: Lanier vs. the City of Woodburn

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    Lanier v City of Woodburn
    Why does the city have to show that it had a "special need" to drug-test? Why was it unable to do so? (Please do not quote from the case opinion. Write it in your own words and cite the source.)

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    Why does the city have to show that it had a special need to drug-test?
    - According to the fourth Amendment it is unconstitutional to pre-employ drug test and alcohol test, unless for a special need.
    - The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that the pre-employment testing policy of the City of ...

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    This solution explains why in the Lanier vs. the City of Woodburn case the city had to show it had a special need to drug-test.

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